You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in New York on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and more in New York and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check in is allowed on selected boats. New York City is an ideal location for sailing and discovering all hidden secrets of the city. By renting a boat in New York, you can sail through New York Harbour and enjoy the view of this magnificent city from the water. Whether you rent a boat for half a day or you decide to sail during the whole weekend, New York City offers multiple attractions and a vast spectrum of locations that should impress you.
Renting a boat in New York costs from 1,600 dollars per day and from 11,200 dollars for a week. The price of the boat rental in New York varies depending on a season, duration of a charter, age and length of the boat as well as if you rent with or without a skipper.
Renting a boat in New York with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience. You can rent a boat in New York without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor.
The best time for sailing in New York is from May to October. The temperatures are quite mild in the city, with the exception of July and August being quite hot and humid. May and June are considered being the warmest and most comfortable months of the year when you can enjoy sunny weather and wonderful sunsets in the city.
If you rent a boat in New York, you can choose between a large variety of routes to explore the city while being on board the boat. For instance, once you leave the dock, you go away from the noise of the city and can enjoy the beauty from afar. You can sail past the Statue of Liberty and get the best view of the city. You can also choose to go along the Hudson River north of Fort Lee, New Jersey to also observe the picturesque nature of the state.
New York City presents so many different attractions that you have to plan everything beforehand to see everything! You should come to Central Park during a sunny spring day, go to a Metropolitan Museum of Art, and afterwards get to Brooklyn Bridge. Don’t forget about the famous Statue of Liberty! Another must-see of the city is American Museum of Natural History. You can enjoy the massiveness of the museum, but the queues can be huge.
There are several options for how you can get to the city.
1. By Plane. New York City is serviced by three major airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) LaGuardia Airport (LGA). Either you have a national or international flight, you can come to the city from one of the airports.
2. By Train. New York City has two main rail stations in Midtown: Grand Central Terminal (on the east side) and Penn Station (on the west side). It is a fast and comfortable way to get to the city.
3. By Bus. The city constantly moves, so the buses go every hour from different cities. Check the schedule for your town.
4. By Car. Come to New York city from another part of the country, if you own or rent a car.